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...It's against Malo's law...
Eddie Koiki Mabo:
'My dad was actually an authority on Malo's law itself, because it was actually based here at the very place we are sitting. My grandfather taught me not to walk on anybody else's properties. Now the same thing was reinforced by my dad who would say that you must withhold your feet from entering someone else's property because it's against Malo's law.'

Keywords: Mabo, Edward Koiki, Malo's laws, property law, tag mauki mauki, trespass, 1989

'Mabo - Life of an Island Man', 1997.
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Source: Mabo, Edward Koiki